Tag Archives: Electrophysiology

Cardiac Diagnostic Tests

Cardiac Diagnostic Tests   Because the electrical system of the heart is complex, cardiologists or heart rhythm experts who use special testing equipment are required to diagnose abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmias).   To unearth the problem, the physician will ask about symptoms. obtain a medical history, give a thorough physical exam, and order the following [...]

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Cardiac Equipment (Tilt Studies and EP Studies) to Diagnose Arrhythmias Part III of IV

  T-Wave Alternans  To evaluate patients for risk of the serious arrhythmia that causes sudden cardiac death, this treadmill stress test is performed.   This test records microscopic changes in the T-Wave portion your ECG. Changes in the T wave has been shown to be effective in determining patients who are who are at high risk [...]

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